WHS Business Deptartment
We here at Westmoor High School, encourages each and every student for the essential information on starting a business independently and information of each class' purpose.
Graduation Requirements: 10 credits of Career Technical Education (CTE)
Students will be introduced to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. They will also develop Internet search skills, learn to analyze the reliability of information and strengthen keyboarding speed and accuracy.
Grade Level: 9 (1 semester)
Exploring Computer Sciences
Students will identify and discuss the software and hardware components of a computer system. They will learn how to think algorithmically, design, implement, and debug computer solutions to small scale problems. They will learn the breadth of the field of computer science.
Grade Level: 10-12
Students will learn financial and managerial accounting as it pertains to corporations with special emphasis on the accounting cycle, preparing financial statements and reports, analyzing results, and making sound business decisions. This course is part of the Finance and Business Industry Sector.
*Prerequisites: Algebra 1 with C or better
Grade Level: 10-12 UC/CSU-G approved
This course continues and expands upon the concepts learned in Accounting 1 to include principles and procedures for a business organized as a corporation. Students learn accounting for uncollectible accounts, inventory, notes, accrued revenue and expenses, and dividends. Some automated accounting concepts are learned as well.
Grade Level: 11-12
Students will learn professional web design using the same software used Adobe Creative Suite (In Design, Dream Weaver, Flash, Photoshop, and Fireworks). Students will also be responsible for maintaining Westmoor High School’s website. To learn how to code is not divided by gender, girls are also being taught how to code and is welcome to everyone.
*Prerequisites: Computer Foundations or Exploring Computer Sciences. Also Algebra 1 with C or better.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum is built around an engaging computer simulation where students will participate in fun and interactive activities. Topics such as budgeting, savings, investments and credit are covered that stress the importance of setting financial goals and how to reach them.
Grade Level: 10-12